Category: Consciousness Thought

  • The Light of Unity: Personal, Local, and Global Peace by Hooshmand Kalayeh

    By Hooshmand Kalayeh

    “The human relatives have harbored such a lot of heart-wrenching tragedies towards their brothers and sisters in the course of the a while. numerous lives of blameless humans of each race, faith, nationality and creed were misplaced in the course of those tragedies. the facility of our variety has been sapped via misunderstandings, prejudices, and suspicions. The adolescent period of humanity has been very painful and dear. For hundreds of thousands of years, we have now been killing one another and justifying our egocentric behavior within the identify of God, race, faith, nationality... even within the identify of freedom. Our ego has blocked our gentle. now we have been conditioned to reside in darkness. This darkness has ended in an unending cycle of private, neighborhood, and worldwide disunity.

    Now greater than ever, we, the folk of the realm, desire a unifying imaginative and prescient to bind us jointly to finish this period of disunity. I envision a United international locations proclamation stating September eleventh to be global harmony Day, to kindle the sunshine of harmony within the middle of all humanity. it is going to recognize the prior with forgiveness and have a good time a brand new starting with common attractiveness, organization, and appreciation towards an period of oneness in variety. the basis upon which we construct international cohesion needs to be in line with the primary of oneness-that we're all young ones of 1 God, expressions of 1 spirit, contributors of 1 race and voters of 1 kingdom, and the roots of our oneness are celebrated within the attractiveness and gear of our range.

    Let’s no longer look ahead to one other tragedy that brings us jointly briefly. Let’s move a legislations and make September eleventh a solidarity Day. we'd like an afternoon to remind one another approximately our universal humanity, common democratic rules, wishes, and demanding difficulties.

    We want a day with no violence, department, clash, or partisanship. we'd like an afternoon of common forgiveness and transcendence. we'd like an afternoon the place we will be able to establish the serious difficulties dealing with the USA, and create a plan to cooperatively clear up those severe difficulties. we'd like an afternoon of organization, appreciation, and social gathering. Then the single day of team spirit may perhaps develop into days of harmony and days of team spirit may perhaps develop into 3 days of harmony. With this straightforward act of awakening, we are able to steadily swap the realm in the direction of extra civility, humility, amiability, and team spirit.

    The notion of a team spirit Day is straightforward but profound. the most challenge of a solidarity Day is to concentration the state recognition on solidarity, peace, and prosperity inside of. No state could be a ethical strength for common peace and prosperity whether it is divided inside. a global solidarity Day on September eleventh every year equally will help to concentration the world’s awareness at the want for overseas realizing and cooperation towards a extra peaceable the next day to come. without doubt the trouble will commence in the United States yet finally it might probably develop to contain different nations world wide. this can be suggestion whose time has come.”
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  • ArtemisSmith's ATHEIST MANIFESTO:a Unified Scientist's Creed by Annselm L.N.V. Morpurgo,Billie Taulman

    By Annselm L.N.V. Morpurgo,Billie Taulman

    The liberation of Humanity from the tyranny of fake non secular ideologies needs to heart on a explanation of the character of brain and the underlying common structure of the Human shape. From the Artist's point of view, as cultural master-builder, this kind of undertaking needs to be either clinical and Political. towards that finish, awarded listed below are ArtemisSmith's 1960-2015 futurist papers explicating the revised ideas of Gender and Species lower than twenty first Century Unified technological know-how. CONTENTS 1. Can Atheism develop into a real Religion'by ArtemisSmith (Annselm L.N.V. Morpurgo)© 1972, 2011, 2015 by means of ArtemisSmith. All rights reserved. 2. Irrational psychological Modelsby ArtemisSmith (Annselm L.N.V. Morpurgo)© 1960,1966 by means of ArtemisSmith. All rights reserved. three. FUTURESEX: Human Sexual Evolution past the Species Levelby ArtemisSmith (Annselm L.N.V. Morpurgo)© 1966 by way of ArtemisSmith. All rights reserved.4. The Split-Brain Phenomenonby ArtemisSmith (Annselm L.N.V. Morpurgo)© 1969 by means of ArtemisSmith. All rights reserved. five. towards a Logical version of awake habit (lecture abstract)by ArtemisSmith (Annselm L.N.V. Morpurgo)© 1969 by way of ArtemisSmith. All rights reserved. 6. On Simulating =T© 1972, 2011, 2015 via ArtemisSmith. All rights reserved.7. towards a systematic Explication of Synesthetic Phenomena via Kinesthetic Stimulation (the relevance to sexology) by means of ArtemisSmith (Annselm L.N.V. Morpurgo)© 1972, 2011, 2015 via ArtemisSmith. All rights reserved. eight. On Being |Human-beyond-the-Biological|by ArtemisSmith (Annselm L.N.V. Morpurgo)© 2015 through ArtemisSmith. All rights reserved. nine. Postscript on |Simplicity|=|Beauty|=|Truth|by ArtemisSmith (Annselm L.N.V. Morpurgo)© 2015 via ArtemisSmith. All rights reserved. APPENDIX:The SKEETS Triptych: e-book III:The Epistlesby ArtemisSmith (Annselm L.N.V. Morpurgo)© 1989, 2015 by way of ArtemisSmith. All rights reserved.
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  • The Case for Rational Optimism by Frank Robinson

    By Frank Robinson

    The Case for Rational Optimism tackles a bunch of tough topics in a fascinating, available, down-to-earth type. it really is intellectually severe, endlessly interesting, and with out banalities. whereas different books during this style are typically orientated towards self-help, this quantity brings evolutionary biology, neuroscience, psychology, sociology, economics, and a willing experience of background to the topic.

    Robinson starts off with 3 objectives: making the case for feeling stable approximately oneself, approximately humanity regularly, and in regards to the international scenario. He addresses such probably disparate matters as selfi shness as opposed to altruism, brain and loose will, human nature, and matters when it comes to economics, know-how, the surroundings, and extra. Unifying those principles right into a coherent philosophical entire are primary recommendations: evolution has endowed our species with extra stable features than undesirable, and why; these characteristics, and our use of cause, are the principles of civilization, and the way; and, in line with our nature, we make a greater global by means of valuing human lifestyles for that reason permitting others to fl ourish in methods they openly choose.

    The Case for Rational Optimism argues that the hugely not easy stipulations confronting early guy created a Darwinian selective strain for cooperation, even altruism, between participants of a tribe. Th e writer fi nds facts for this within the means our brains paintings, and in observable human habit. He argues opposed to existential depression over the human situation. although there most likely is not any grand celestial layout making an investment existence with which means, he considers this releasing, giving everybody the liberty to craft their very own that means. To Robinson, no matter if sentient beings event suff ering or pleasure is the one factor that issues; with out emotive highs and lows, the Universe could not often matter.

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  • Veel geluk (Dutch Edition) by Leo Bormans

    By Leo Bormans

    De resultaten van het grootste geluksonderzoek in Vlaanderen 7770 personen werkten een maand lang aan het verhogen van hun geluk. Voor de eerste keer onderzocht de KULeuven de influence van positieve interventies op zo’n grote schaal. Dankbaarheid uiten, iemand vergeven, een doel stellen... allemaal adviezen die onder de noemer 'gelukstip' vallen. Maar werken die suggestions ook effectief? Bij wie wel en bij wie niet? Voor het eerst in Vlaanderen werd dit op grote schaal getest. De information zijn gebaseerd op het werk van Leo Bormans, auteur van de bestseller 'Geluk. the area e-book of Happiness'. Samen met de betrokken wetenschappers brengt hij in een heldere taal een verrassende kijk op de maakbaarheid van ons geluk. Dit boek toont hoe je in je eigen ontwikkeling, in relaties, opvoeding, onderwijs, zorg en maatschappij kunt werken aan een beetje meer geluk voor jezelf en voor anderen. Drie voorbeelden van dagelijkse gelukstips uit het onderzoek 'Ooit geprobeerd. Ooit gefaald. Geen probleem. Probeer opnieuw. Faal opnieuw. Faal beter.' - Samuel Beckett, Iers schrijver. Tip: Waarin heb je al enkele keren gefaald? Probeer er een lijn in te zien en er een les uit te trekken. ‘Eenvoud is het hoogste wat je kan bereiken.’ - Frédéric Chopin, swimming pools componist. Tip: Ga vandaag op zoek naar het allereenvoudigste wat jou gelukkig maakt. 'Sommige mensen willen ook nog boter op hun geluk.' - Thomas Hardy, Engels schrijver. Tip: Ontdek vandaag vijf bijzondere kleine dingen die je most sensible gelukkig maken.
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  • Erfolge im Leben und Beruf (German Edition) by Bert Hellinger

    By Bert Hellinger

    Das Familien-Stellen hat sich zuerst vor allem mit den persönlichen Beziehung befasst. Es hat die grundlegenden Ordnungen der Liebe ans Licht gebracht, nach denen unsere Beziehungen gelingen oder scheitern. Als ich anfing, den Gesetzen von Erfolg und Misserfolg in Arbeit und Beruf nachzuspüren und zunehmend in Unternehmen und Organisationen, kam ans Licht, dass diese den gleichen Ordnungen folgen. In diesem Buch gehe ich diesen Zusammenhängen nach. Es führt in die innere Haltung ein, die unsere Beziehungen und unser Leben zusammen mit unserer Arbeit und unserem Beruf auf gute Weise gelingen lassen. Obwohl auf den Erfolg ausgerichtet, ist dieses Buch zugleich ein Weisheitsbuch, angewandte Lebensweisheit.
    Bert Hellinger

    Dieses Buch geht auf einer ganz anderen Ebene dem "Erfolgs"-Phantom nach. Sie finden darin weder kaufmännische Gestaltungsvorschläge oder unternehmerische Leitfäden noch neurolinguistische Verhaltenstipps. Es geht einige Ebenen tiefer. Die GRUNDLAGEN des Erfolgs liegen immer in uns selbst, unabhängig vom Startlevel, der Ausbildung oder gar Intelligenz. Wem durch seine Familiengeschichte ein Erfolg verboten ist, kann noch so gute Voraussetzungen haben: Er wird scheitern. Diese und ähnliche wirkende Verstrickungen an´s Licht zu bringen und aufzulösen, ist das Ziel dieses Buches.
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  • Ego: The Game of Life by Frank Schirrmacher

    By Frank Schirrmacher

    Twenty-five years after the top of the chilly conflict, a brand new chilly battle is being waged in our societies. throughout the chilly battle a theoretical version of guy was once built via economists and the army, an egotistical being in simple terms in his personal profit and in duping his competitors to accomplish his ends: a contemporary homo oeconomicus. After his profession within the chilly conflict ended, he was once now not scrapped yet tailored to the wishes of the twenty-first century. He grew to become the ringmaster of a brand new period of knowledge capitalism. He sought to learn, regulate and effect recommendations; to foretell, cost and put off dangers. at the present time stock-market buying and selling is guided through him. He makes use of computing device algorithms and massive facts to accumulate specified images of our personal tastes after which recommend and promote items to us. The version has turn into a self-fulfilling prophecy. we're not the masters of our personal destiny. the sport of existence runs with out us.

    Schirrmacher strains the development of this severe explanation of social existence from the chilly conflict video games of the Fifties Rand company to the stock-market buying and selling recommendations that led to the monetary crash of 2008, exhibiting how those advancements have been interwoven with the increase of online game conception, rational selection thought and neoliberal economics. The country and politics more and more submitted themselves to the good judgment of automatic video game idea and an economistic view of the area, evading genuine decision-making within the technique. during this courageous new global members, by myself in entrance in their pcs, might imagine they're developing a fact in their personal picking out, yet actually they're being manipulated all alongside by way of others who're environment the principles of the game.

    This foreign bestseller via one in all Germany?s such a lot amazing newshounds is a strong indictment of a manner of pondering that has develop into pervasive and threatens to undermine not just parliaments and constitutions but additionally the sovereignty of the person to be the individual she or he desires to be.

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  • The Symptom and the Subject: The Emergence of the Physical by Brooke Holmes

    By Brooke Holmes

    The Symptom and the Subject takes an in-depth examine how the actual physique first emerged within the West as either an item of data and a mysterious a part of the self. starting with Homer, relocating via classical-era scientific treatises, and shutting with experiences of early moral philosophy and Euripidean tragedy, this e-book rewrites the normal tale of the increase of body-soul dualism in historical Greece. Brooke Holmes demonstrates that because the physique (sôma) grew to become a topic of actual inquiry, it decisively replaced old Greek rules concerning the that means of pain, the soul, and human nature.

    via project a brand new exam of organic and clinical proof from the 6th via fourth centuries BCE, Holmes argues that it used to be largely via altering interpretations of indicators that folks started to understand the actual physique with the senses and the brain. as soon as attributed essentially to social brokers like gods and daemons, signs started to be defined by way of physicians by way of the actual elements hidden contained in the individual. Imagining a daemonic house contained in the individual yet principally under the edge of feeling, those physicians helped to appreciably remodel what it intended for humans to be weak, and ushered in a brand new ethics established at the accountability of taking good care of the self.

    The Symptom and the Subject highlights with clean value how classical Greek discoveries made attainable new and deeply influential methods of brooding about the human subject.

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  • Journey of Truth: Explaining Consciousness and the Theory of by Thomas Lord

    By Thomas Lord

    This booklet offers a finished view of the universe from a Christian viewpoint. relatively an formidable target. is that this probably the most very important books of the twenty first century? a few say it's. Regardless, it will likely be a part of the talk for years and maybe many years to return. Reconciling the Christian version of the universe which is composed of the actual universe, God and units of dimensions in among which correspond to Heaven and our immortal soul to the trendy medical view that there's in simple terms the actual universe with a number of mysterious layers extra on. The author’s objective is to aid every person make clear their very own pondering on those issues that have develop into taboo subject matters in our academic process. Did God create the universe or was once it an coincidence that happened after a huge Bang? What does the facts say? Drawing on large learn, this publication brings the controversy brand new with the newest perspectives of String thought and types of the Electron.
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  • Naturalism and Religion by Kai Nielsen

    By Kai Nielsen

    This elucidation and protection of naturalism argues that an uncompromising secular orientation is the easiest framework for the quest for that means and translates faith in simply naturalistic phrases. half One seeks to illustrate that spiritual symbols come up from proof approximately humans and the societies within which they stay, in particular our wishes, fears, and aspirations. half examines arguments for and opposed to naturalism, together with the defenses of naturalism by means of Sidney Hook, Ernest Nagel, Antony Flew, and important reactions to their perspectives. The forceful and conscientiously analytical case made by means of Jean Hampton opposed to naturalism can also be tested, leading to a explanation of the mammoth and sound methodological grounds for naturalism and atheism. half 3 considers the most powerful highbrow problem to secularism and naturalism, specifically that of Ludwig Wittgenstein and a few of his fans - Norman Malcolm, D. Z. Phillips, Hilary Putnam, Rush Rhees, and Peter Winch.

    Nielsen concludes that none of those evaluations decrease the cogency and viability of naturalism because the most sensible foundation for viewing our international today.
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  • Quest:A Search For A Soul For Modernkind by V. Virom Coppola

    By V. Virom Coppola

    “The job prior to us, in a nutshell, my fellow people, is the transparent and current threat of checking out who we actually are. that's the most unlikely feat i've got given this terrible creature, V. Virom, and every people with him. The evidence of the pasta is usually within the tasting.” So says the writer first and foremost of his publication as he invitations the reader on a detective tale, delivering a superbly written ebook with a slightly notable synthesis of contemporary considering, one who builds from the floor of lifestyles by myself, to a spirituality either secular and sacred.
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